Overview of the District


Our Mission:

Educating Students to Succeed in a Changing World 

Northbrook School District 27 is one of five elementary school districts in Northfield Township. After graduation, our students attend Glenbrook North High School.

District 27 has a long-standing tradition of educational excellence with students consistently performing well on state, national, and international assessments as well as in regional and state competitions. District 27 demonstrates excellence by other measures: strong parent support, high student attendance, sound financial standing, rigorous and coherent curriculua, highly qualified staff and multiple support programs for students. Through strategic planning, the District has articulated its key challenges, strategic objectives, goals and action plans.

DSC_0120Key Success Factors

District 27 measures the following five Key Success Factors to determine its overall success as an organization. We aim to keep each of these factors in focus and on target at all times. They are:

  • Outstanding student performance
  • Rigorous and coherent programs
  • Highly qualified staff
  • Safe, caring, and supportive learning environment
  • Healthy financial position

Our Core Values

The culture of District 27 embodies our six core values. These values guide the behavior we expected in our District and how our people work, make decisions, and accomplish our mission. For students, staff, and our community partners, we:

  • Pursue learning that develops individual growth, potential, and leadership to the fullest of our capacity
  • Commit to performance excellence as a learning community
  • Use performance results to honor accomplishments, determine needs and improve learning experiences and achievements
  • Share the responsibility to learn and work in a collaborative environment
  • Adhere to the highest standards of ethical behavior (both personal and organizational)
  • Treat others with respect and value differences